Using their knowledge of the city’s post-war history, researchers have deduced that the images were most likely taken on a series of flights between 1958 and 1964. But mystery surrounds who took them and why…
A specialist team of body searchers from the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) made the find in a forested area in the city’s Białołęka district following a tip off from an elderly resident who recalled seeing German troops herding people into the area.
Among the Poles there were the greatest number of those who really helped Jews during the Holocaust, President Andrej Duda said.
Held for the first time in 2018, the National Remembrance Day of Poles Saving Jews under German Occupation has been gaining traction ever since. However, outside of Poland – and even sometimes within it – the event that inspired it remains little known.
Stretching from the 11th century up until to today, through both war and peace, Hungary and Poland have enjoyed their own ‘special relationship’. TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a look at some of the relationship’s defining moments.
The life of Maria Barr, whose photo went viral after being posted online with an appeal to help identify her, has taken a further step forward as more details about life, her marriages and her death are uncovered.
Shaped from above like the Star of David, the roofless monument was built at the mouth of the town’s Jewish cemetery so as to comply with the laws of Judaism.
VIDEO: Today, the station resembles the palatial grandeur of its heyday, allowing visitors to admire a historic building and feel the atmosphere of its majesty from the turn of the 19th and 20th century.
By examining the use of 130 examples of ceramic lekanes (a type of low bowl), Dr Bartłomiej Lis of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnology at the Polish Academy of Sciences found that the lekanes were used as handwashing basins – rather than as tableware to eat food from.
Located in the Western Tatras and one of the longest in the world when it opened, the cable car line runs from Kuźnice, part of the town of Zakopane, to the Kasprowy Wierch peak, up to an altitude of 1,959 metres.